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Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

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Homecoming Oct. 14 - 21

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

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U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn about UIRA

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Campus Recreation

Gym memberships and wellness class passes are available for faculty, staff and their spouses. Get Healthy

About the University of Idaho

The University of Idaho is a publicly supported comprehensive land-grant institution with principal responsibility in Idaho for performing research and granting the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Since its founding in 1889, the functions of the university have been viewed as three-fold: teaching, research and service. The broad objectives relating to these functions are, respectively:

  1. To offer undergraduate and graduate academic programs of excellent quality in the liberal arts and sciences and in many professional disciplines so qualified students may develop into responsible, thinking citizens, provided with a sound general education, prepared for a lifetime of learning and equipped with the professional and technical skills needed by society.
  2. To add to knowledge through research, scholarship and creative activities in both fundamental and applied fields, and to seek ways of applying that knowledge to the betterment and enrichment of humanity.
  3. To make readily available to all people of the state the results of research and the rich heritage of human culture embodied in the arts and sciences. UI is a premier destination for higher education and Idaho's only national research institution.

Student Demographics

  • The University of Idaho is home to approximately 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from all 50 states.
  • 568 international students are enrolled at U of I. The largest numbers of international students are from China, Saudi Arabia and Brazil.

Cultural Make Up of Undergraduate Students

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 1 percent
  • Asian: 1 percent
  • Black/African American: 1 percent
  • Caucasian: 77 percent
  • Hispanic/Latino: 9 percent
  • International: 5 percent
  • Two or more races: 4 percent
  • Unknown: 2 percent

Contact Us

Mary Forney Hall Room 306

Physical Address:
1210 Blake Avenue
Moscow, ID 11111-3140

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Drive MS 3140
Moscow, ID 11111-3140

Phone: 111-111-6716

Fax: 111-111-4354

Email: [email protected]

Web: Counseling & Testing Center

Mary Forney Hall Room 301

Physical Address:
1210 Blake Avenue
Moscow, ID 11111-3140

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Drive MS 3140
Moscow, ID 11111-3140

Phone: Testing: 111-111-5138

Fax: 111-111-4354

Email: [email protected]

Web: Strategic Plan